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Title: 006 Vayu Purana

User: Swami Gaurangapada Date: 2006-06-26 10:32:07


vayu purane


kalau nashta-drisam esha, mat-padyarka udeshyati.


In the Vayu Purana, the maha-mantra is described:


“‘For they who have become blinded by the influence of Kali-yuga, a verse with My holy names will rise like a glorious sun. This verse is:


hare krishna, hare krishna, krishna krishna hare hare;

hare rama hare rama, rama rama hare hare.


“‘Hare Krishna, Hare Krishna, Krishna Krishna, Hare Hare;

Hare Rama, Hare Rama, Rama Rama, Hare Hare.


sakrid dvis trir yatha-sakti, yavaj jivam athapi va;

vyaharan svapaco ’pi syan, mama bhakto na samsayah.


“‘Everyone should chant this maha-mantra again and again, either once, twice, thrice or as many times as possible during the day & night, for as long as one lives. By chanting this mantra even the most sinful person who was a dogeater will immediately become My devotee. Of this there is no doubt.’”